Poverty rates of vulnerable populations, 2000 and 2012

Under 18, black Under 18, Hispanic All families with children Female-headed households with children
2000 31.2% 28.4% 12.7% 33.0%
2012  37.9%  33.8%  18.4%  40.9%

Note: Races and ethnicities are presented in the following mutually exclusive categories: White refers to non-Hispanic whites, black refers to non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanic refers to Hispanics of any race.

Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement Historical Poverty Tables (Tables 3 and 4)

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